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Park Hae-jin appears on cover of Chinese fashion magazine

South Korean actor Park Hae-jin was made a cover model for a Chinese fashion magazine, his talent agency said on Tuesday. Park, 33, appeared on the cover of the May edition of "Yizhou," followed by ...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:35

TWICE's Tsuyu may enter South Korean high school: JYP

A Taiwanese member of South Korean girl group TWICE may enroll in a South Korean high school in May, the K-pop band's agency said on Tuesday. Tsuyu, 17, took the entrance exam and had an interview o...

Updated : 2016.04.12 16:30

Choi Soo-young of Girls' Generation to appear on 'Perfect Sense'

Choi Soo-young, a member of the popular K-pop girl group "Girls' Generation," has been cast in a KBS TV soap opera aimed at improving the perception of physical disabilities, the network said on Mond...

Updated : 2016.04.11 14:04

Actress Go Ara tapped as face of Korea's Air Force

Go Ara, the leading actress in the sensational nostalgic drama "Reply 1994," will represent South Korea's Air Force as its latest honorary ambassador, the Air Force said Monday. The 26-year-old actr...

Updated : 2016.04.11 13:58

Visitors flock to Korean booth at LA book festival

Visitors continued to drop by the Korean booth at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Sunday, many of them younger people attracted to Korean culture amid "hallyu," or the worldwide popularity...

Updated : 2016.04.11 09:46

Psy to appear at China Music Awards

South Korean pop star Psy has been invited to China's major music awards show that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, an entertainment source said Friday. Psy, 39, is on the 2016 China Music...

Updated : 2016.04.08 13:58

Super Junior Choi Si-won's fans donate wells to Myanmar and Cambodia

Fans of Choi Si-won from K-pop boy band Super Junior have made donations to build wells in Myanmar and Cambodia, a nonprofit organization said Friday. The Seoul-based Worldshare said, with the donat...

Updated : 2016.04.08 13:11

AOA, TWICE, 2PM to headline KCON 2016 Japan

South Korean bands AOA, TWICE and 2PM will headline KCON Japan, that country's edition of the world's largest convention on all things "hallyu," or the worldwide popularity of Korean culture, organiz...

Updated : 2016.04.08 09:47

GOT7 returns with eight-track album 'Flight Log: Departure'

Multinational boy band GOT7 released a new mini album, “Flight Log: Departure,” including one of its title tracks “Fly,” at midnight Sunday. Another title for the eight-track album, “Home Run,...

Updated : 2016.03.21 14:43

Viewers to choose ending in new Web drama ‘Click Your Heart’

In the new Web drama series “Click Your Heart,” released Thursday, viewers will be given a chance to choose the ending they want. The Web drama, featuring Kwon Mina of AOA and nine rookies of FNC ...

Updated : 2016.03.17 18:41

Jung Woo-sung duped into financial scam

Actor Jung Woo-sung was talked into an investment fraud by a television scriptwriter, local media reported on Wednesday. The 46-year-old scriptwriter, surnamed Park, was arrested Wednesday on charg...

Updated : 2016.03.17 12:43

‘K-pop Academy’ to open at Korean cultural centers abroad

Korean cultural centers overseas will soon offer K-pop courses for foreigners, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said. These courses will take place under the “K-pop Academy,” which aims...

Updated : 2016.03.15 16:34

[Hallyu Power] Digipedi, the duo behind some of K-pop’s oddest videos

This is the seventh article in a series that explores the driving forces behind hallyu and the global rise of Korean pop culture. --Ed. Seong Won-mo and Park Sang-woo of Digipedi (Digital Pedicure)...

Updated : 2016.03.08 15:45

K-pop festival headed to Abu Dhabi

The KCON hallyu fest making its way to Abu Dhabi will feature performances by headlining acts BTS, Girls’ Generation’s Tae Yeon and Kyu Hyun of Super Junior, according to an announcement by CJ E&M ...

Updated : 2016.02.23 17:20

Ryu Jun-yeol takes on villainous role

(Cinema Factory) Actor Ryu Jun-yeol turned into a villain for the upcoming thriller movie “No tomorrow.” According to the production company, Ryu drastically transformed himself for the characte...

Updated : 2016.02.15 14:02